Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects on Youth

@inproceedings{Kling2004ExperimentalAO,
  title={Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects on Youth},
  author={Jeffrey R. Kling and Jeffrey B. Liebman},
  year={2004}
}
We examine the effects of moving out of high-poverty neighborhoods on the outcomes of teenage youth, a population often seen as most at risk from the adverse effects of such neighborhoods. The randomized design of the Moving To Opportunity demonstration allows us to compare groups of youth, initially similar and living in high-poverty public housing. An “experimental” group was offered vouchers valid only in a low-poverty neighborhood; a “Section 8” group was offered traditional vouchers… CONTINUE READING
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